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My boyfriends is 44 years old durign this week he presented dificulty to talk

Question from VIVI My boyfriends is 44 years old during this week he presented dificulty to talk and inmediatly he recived a diagnosis ( Magnetic resonans ): brain tumor glioma…

I am a 26 year old male from Chicago diagonised to have small size AVM on my right frontal lobe.

Hi Doctor, I am a 26 year old male from Chicago diagonised to have small size AVM on my right frontal lobe. Doctors suggest me to go for embolization with…

My wife survived a bleeding AVM that left her paralyzed on her left side four years ago

Dr. Sheehan, My wife survived a bleeding AVM that left her paralyzed on her left side four years ago. She requires total care, on average how long does someone live…

I have a cerebellar AVM

Question from Katy: Dear Dr. Sheehan: On May 18, 2005, it was discovered that I have a cerebellar AVM (my brain bled that day, followed by a rapid onset of…

My brother has an AVM located in a peduncle in the left cerebellum

Question from David: Dear Dr. Sheehan, my brother has an AVM located in a peduncle in the left cerebellum. The AVM is approximately 1cm in diameter. Partial embolization of the…

My 43 yr old daughter has a deep seated inoperable 3.8 cm sized AVM which bled

Question from Bet: My 43 yr old daughter has a deep seated inoperable 3.8 cm sized AVM which bled on 6/10. Could treatment be just as effective by only using…

My husband has a 2cm AVM that was embolized last year.

Question from Kim: My husband has a 2cm AVM that was embolized last year. He was supposed to undergo a resecection but was cancelled and he was released from the…

I have been diagnosed with left intracanalicar AN

Question from Zet: In January 2006 I have been diagnosed (by contrast MRI) with left intracanalicar AN (VS) 3 by 5 milimeter size. My present symptoms are: diminished hearing in…

I am a 51yr old male recently diagnosed with a left acoustic neuroma…

Dear Dr. Sheehan.... I am a 51yr old male recently diagnosed by MRI (11/16/2006)with a left Acoustic Neuroma 1.0cm x1.6cmx1.0cm located in the cp angle cistern. I have lost 70%…

Eleven years ago I was operated on for an acoustic neuroma using a trans-lab approach…

Dear Dr. Sheehan, Eleven years ago I was operated on for an acoustic neuroma using a trans-lab approach because the likelihood of recovering useful hearing was deemed very low by…